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I'm interested in applying for a patent for a new type of rain dial that I created, and I don't know how. Can you tell me? I don't think I have enough money either so can I find someone to help me? Thanks a lot.
Question Date: 2006-03-01
Answer 1:

Its actually very hard to get a patent (even for us in the University). Lots of legal stuff and it takes very long. But here is my suggestion. Keep inventing! Keep coming up with cool new stuff, and eventually, you will find something that clicks.

Also look out for competitions where student inventors are invited. There are quite a few of these.

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